Melbourne, Iowa Population 2021

766
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Melbourne is a city located in Marshall County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 766, it is the 350th largest city in Iowa and the 11486th largest city in the United States . Melbourne is currently declining at a rate of -1.79% annually and its population has decreased by -7.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 830 in 2010. Melbourne reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Melbourne has a population density of 1,354 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melbourne is $92,802 with a poverty rate of 3.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $109,700. The median age in Melbourne is 37.1 years, 36.9 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Melbourne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melbournewas:

  • White: 99.17%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Melbourne, Iowa is 766 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 794.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 830.

Melbourne, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White83699.17%
Asian40.47%
Some Other Race30.36%
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Melbourne Population by Race

Melbourne Population Pyramid $2021

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Melbourne Median Age

37.1


Total

36.9


Male

38.1


Female

Melbourne Adults

There are 612 adults, (109 of whom are seniors) in Melbourne.

Melbourne Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Melbourne Sex Ratio

Female

401

47.57%

Male

442

52.43%

Melbourne Population by Age

Melbourne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melbourne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Male63.6%36.4%
Female73.9%26.1%
All76.9%23.1%
Married95.5%4.5%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melbourne Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3242.676.9
Married1553.4895.5
Non Family1131.2455.8
Male332.6463.6
Female233.373.9

3.27

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Melbourne Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.52%
9th to 12th Grade193.61%
High School Graduate16531.37%
Some College17032.32%
Associates Degree7113.50%
Bachelors Degree7013.31%
Graduate Degree234.37%
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Melbourne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.00%.

Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,909$46,477$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$33,958$$
High School Graduate$38,409$46,250$22,083
Some College$43,125$49,375$35,938
Bachelors Degree$36,750$51,250$35,417
Graduate Degree$53,750$$54,167

$40,909

Average Earnings

$46,477

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Melbourne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melbourne Language by Age

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Melbourne Language

98.19% of Melbourne residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Melbourne Language

Melbourne Poverty by Race

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3.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.71%

Male Poverty Rate

4.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melbourne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melbourne is White, with 3.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melbourne is White, with 3.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.26%.

Melbourne Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.81%
High School7.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%
Some College0.00%

Melbourne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed5.56%
Male Employed3.03%
Female Employed1.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Melbourne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melbourne Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,690$92,802
Families$79,464$112,262
Married Families$99,375-
Non Families$37,625$54,092
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Income by Household Type

Melbourne Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Melbourne Married by Age and Sex

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Melbourne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Melbourne Marital Status by Race

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Melbourne Marital Status

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38

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War6
Korea3
World War II2

Melbourne Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7413
75+8
35 to 548
18 to 345
55 to 644

Melbourne Veterans by Age

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Melbourne Veterans by Race

Melbourne Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melbourne Veterans by Education

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81%

Labor Force Participation

77.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Melbourne Employment by Age

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Melbourne Employment by Race

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Melbourne Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.41%

Born in Melbourne

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Melbourne residents were born in the United States, with 85.41% having been born in Iowa. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Melbourne Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021766-14-1.79%
2020780-14-1.76%
2019794-14-1.73%
2018808-7-0.86%
20178150.00%
2016815-3-0.37%
2015818-6-0.73%
2014824-2-0.24%
2013826-10-1.20%
2012836-4-0.48%
201184080.96%
20108320.00%

Melbourne Population by Year